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High School Sports

  • Legion baseball: South Denver beats KHAOS

    The one thing that Colorado KHAOS manager Ray Garza worried about was the same thing that cost the KHAOS team (a combined team from Prairie View and Brighton high schools) dearly in its first-round game of the American Legion State Elite A tournament July 27.

    South Denver Baseball Academy (a team of players from Rock Canyon and Chatfield high schools) took advantage of three errors and other non-physical mistakes to win 13-3 and advance to the second round.

  • Legion A baseball: Fairview ends Khaos 18u North's season

    It was one of those games where no lead was safe.

    In the end, Fairview turned Khaos 18u 23-19 in a see-saw elimination game at the American Legion Elite A tournament at Brighton High School. Fairview continues on in the tourney, while the Khaos 18u season comes to a close.

    Khaos 18u's biggest lead was six runs. Fairview rallied with 10 tallies in the last of the fifth to regain the lead for good. Khaos pitchers issued two, bases-loaded walks in the inning. Henry Rock doubled home a pair of runs, too.

  • Ex-BHS pitcher moves closer to home

    It took former Brighton High School pitcher Adam Tabor exactly one semester to come back to the Denver area.

    Tabor, who sat out part of the 2014 season after Tommy John surgery, transferred to Metropolitan State University of Denver.

    “I was in Arizona for the first semester of my freshman year,” Tabor said. “I transferred to Metro during the spring semester after talking to Metro’s baseball coach, who previously shown interest in me as a baseball player.”

  • No such thing as disabled in Sands’ world

               On first glance, Prairie View’s Mikhail Sands looks like any other football player. Even during a youth football camp, Sands runs pass patterns and offers instruction to the campers.

                He played rugby and soccer. He ran track last spring. But as the saying goes, things are seldom what they seem.

  • Otero takes option for CSU-Pueblo

    The power of familiarity.

    That’s what took Prairie View’s Donovan Otero to Colorado State University-Pueblo, where he’d like to walk on the school’s track team.

    “The main reason for this and not somewhere else is because I have a lot of friends who I look up to and I can have a friendly competition with like I have in the past,” Otero said.

  • Football conferences named

    A new enrollment cycle and a new way of lining up football leagues created newly named football conferences for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

    Prairie View will be in the class 5A, Mount Elbert Conference. So, too, are Cherry Creek, Fossil Ridge, Horizon and Denver East high schools plus the Far Northeast Warriors.

  • BHS youth football camp July 27-28

    Brighton High School’s youth football camp (for second- through eighth-graders) is July 27 and 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the school’s football field. It’s a full-contact camp.

    There will be no electronic registration. Registration is at the field July 27 just before the start of camp. 

    The cost is $50 per player. Checks can be made out to BHS football. Call 303-877-0068 with questions.

  • Golf practice starts Aug. 8

    Golf practice for Prairie View High School starts at 3 p.m., Aug. 8, at Buffalo Run Golf Course in Commerce City. Brighton High School starts its practice at 2 p.m., Aug. 8, at Coyote Creek Golf Course in Fort Lupton.

    Those interested in trying out for either school’s team have to complete registration forms beforehand. That includes evidence of a recent physical exam.

     

  • Prairie View scoreboard -- May 8

    Girls soccer

    Northridge slipped past Prairie View 1-0 in Greeley May 2.

    Courtney Dinkel scored the game's goal in the first half.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard – Feb. 12

    Girls basketball

    Eagle Ridge doubled up on William Smith 44-22 in Brighton Feb. 8. No stats were available for either team.

    Aurora West got the measure of the Warriors Feb. 11 in Aurora by a score of 58-28. Angel Cooper led Aurora with 23 points. No stats were available for Eagle Ridge.

    Boys basketball

    Eagle Ridge took a 68-57 decision over William Smith in Brighton Feb. 9. Joel Mendoza poured in 21 points for the Warriors. Josh Ennis added 19.